2014 September



The true success of the Glasgow Games 2014

15th September 2014

Jack Haugh Sports Editor Eleven days, seven years of planning and a lifetime of memories for every generation, it is safe to say that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games really were the ‘best ever’.  For eleven days, all of our differences were put aside in the way only sport can.  Whether or not you were ...


Ryder Cup preview

15th September 2014

Tom Kelly Editor In Chief An amazing success, the commonwealth games is thankfully not the last chance to see some world class sport in Scotland this year. Beginning on the 26th of September the Ryder Cup will be coming to Gleneagles, the world famous golf club which is only one hour from the University of ...


Forward thinking Murray will be back

15th September 2014

Jack Haugh Sports Editor A lot of words have been spoken and a lot of ink has been committed to the sports pages detailing Andy Murray’s dramatic fall from grace over the past twelve months.  Once a Wimbledon hero, the Brit now dangles his racket dangerously close to the top ten exit door for the ...


The Art School Welcomes… Subcity / NOTJ / No Globe

15th September 2014

The Art School’s big Fresher’s event this year welcomes the Subcity team as it’s headline act Connor Belshaw Subcity Event Team Around this time of year, a team of highly trained PR monkeys are released on to the streets of Glasgow by the city’s many venues. All claim to espouse the gospel truth and all ...


GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

15th September 2014

David Don Writer The late 1980s marked the beginning of a stark change in the UK’s contemporary art landscape. While the Young British Artists down in London were pickling dead animals and leaving their beds unmade, something quite distinct and important was happening in Scotland, too – a vibrant creative regeneration, sprung largely from Glasgow. ...


A Spoken Word Summer

15th September 2014

Ross MacFarlane Writer Glasgow has had a summer of sport; a summer of “People Make Glasgow”; even a summer of (intermittent) sun; but what this summer has also seen is the crest of a new wave of performance poetry and spoken word that has been building over the past few years. With shows available two ...


The mess-tival

15th September 2014

Kate Snowdon Production Manager Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat. Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat. Wait, hang on. Eat. Work work work work. See shows. Drink. See shows. Dance. Eat. Rave. Work. Repeat. Welcome to the Edinburgh Festival. Having lived in Edinburgh my whole life, and been going to fringe shows since I turned 18 (ahh, the heady ...


Get To Know Glasgow

15th September 2014

Andrew McAllister Writer You’ve made it here! All the trials and tribulations of high school and/or college are far behind and here you are in Glasgow (or G-town if you’re a west coast rapper or an eejit). You’ve seen the big Hogwarts Building (which you will spend surprisingly little time in), the halls and the ...


Referendum Debate – Better Together

15th September 2014

Owen Mooney Glasgow Student Independence is not a blank slate onto which the dreams of anyone and everyone can be drawn.  A Yes vote won’t make political and economic realities disappear. A Yes vote doesn’t opt out of the political pressures and trade-offs that exist at a UK level; it simply moves these to a ...


Referendum Debate – Yes Campaign

15th September 2014

Rebecca Grant Glasgow Student My name’s Rebecca, and I’m a third year politics student from Ayrshire. Since coming to Glasgow to do my degree, I’ve been thinking a lot about my future, my prospects, and the kind of society I want to live in. I’ve decided that the best way to form that society is ...